Posted: Feb 1, 2013 11:06 AM by Melissa Canone
Updated: Feb 1, 2013 11:06 AM
LAFAYETTE - Mardi Gras, parades and costumes go bead-in-hand and so does the annual King's Court Costume Contest in Downtown on February 12th at Parc Sans Souci. Pre-registration is not required. Costume contestants are asked to be on-site in costume, prior to 9 a.m. for the start of the costume judging. This year's theme is Treasures of the Earth.
Contestants will be judged in five classifications:
6-10 years old
11-15 years old
Contestants from Pre-School to Adults will be judged in three categories:
Contestants in the Group Classification will be judged in three categories:
Best Family Group
Best Adult Group
Best Adult Couple
In addition to the family-orientated contest, set for 9 a.m. Mardi Gras Day at Parc Sans Souci, the King's Court will feature the King's Court reviewing stand and festivities to start immediately following the contest including live music from Jim Voorhies and the All-Niters! For more information call 337.291.5566 or visit www.downtownlafayette.org .
The King's Court and Costume Contest is produced by Downtown Lafayette and sponsored by theadvertiser.com on behalf of the Greater Southwest Louisiana Mardi Gras Association.